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Resource Types: Case Study

"Making cycling irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark, and Germany" by Pucher and Buehler, Rutgers University; Transport Reviews, Vol. 28, 2008. (876k pdf)

These case studies prepared under the Active Living Research program, published in Planning Magazine, detail the
experiences of eleven communities creating policy change for more active commu ...

This report, produced by the Active Living Network, examines eight efforts to make changes to the built environment that create opportunities for children to be more physically active in their dail ...

Local governments are recognizing the need to create environments in which all residents have access to affordable and healthy foods in their schools and communities. Today, a growing number of res ...

This report highlights the work of officials who support changes in community design that provide more opportunities for people to get routine physical activity. Some of these efforts stem from a d ...

This 2003 report examines school-based physical activity and healthy eating programs to help curb the nation's childhood obesity epidemic. Pyramid Communications, a Seattle-based strategic publ ...

This 32-page survey, which features 40 places around the country, illustrates how communities can employ smart growth techniques to improve the quality of development while preserving their charact ...

Through case studies, the report identifies the relationship between a person's health and transport methods. 27(2)

The Sierra Club highlights examples of communities practicing smart growth management.

This guide offers strategies for public officials to combat health disparities and design healthy communities that serve the whole population.

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